07 May 1999
Vol 284, Issue 5416

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COVER Like its capital city, Jerusalem, Israel is a vibrant mixture of old and new. Once known mostly for its oranges and its fabulous antiquities, the country is now turning into a high-tech powerhouse. Much of the credit for this must go to a vast wave of scientists from the former Soviet Union who began pouring into Israel 10 years ago and have reshaped Israeli science and industry. See page 892 [Photo: FPG]